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Re: VMs: Number crunching the Fincher window
--- elvogt@xxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> Zitat von Rene Zandbergen <r_zandbergen@xxxxxxxxx>:
> > Hello Elmar,
> > a different type of statistic... nice.
> > But did you use the Eva transcription?
> Yes, it was done in EVA.
> > Assuming that: in, iin, iiin are single characters
> > and being quite sure that ch and sh are as
> > well, the stats better be based on a Currier- or
> > FSG-like transcription scheme.
> > It should change the statistics in the shorter-
> > length area...
> I'd thought it wouldn't really matter if I wanted to
> test the Fincher
Well you could certainly do that. It is just
that you observe this difference between Voynichese
> Length VM German
> 4 4389 9435
> 5 8773 14949
> 6 14087 19623
> 7 19432 23443
[skipping ... ]
> We seem to see that natural languages have a
> larger variety of short sequences. At the same
> time, for longer sequences, the VM gets more
This difference would be explained if the VMs
words on average use one letter more than German
(i.e. the whole column is shifted by one).
It would not be expected to happen that much
in the Currier alphabet.
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